School Districts

Russet Homecoming week: Bonfire, victory and dancing
Last week, Shelley High School celebrated homecoming beginning with a solid win as the Senior girls crushed the Junior girls 20 to 6 In the annual powder-puff game.
Russet Volleyball triumphs over Skyline and Century
The Lady Russets faced off against Skyline and Century high schools Tuesday at Shelley High School.
Shelley is back to school
Masks are not required for students as they go back to school tomorrow, but attendance is more important than many may realize.
Shelley rallying behind beloved grade school teaching fighting cancer
The community is rallying behind a beloved teacher who is battling an incurable cancer.
Firth School District working on school upgrades
While school is out for the summer, the Firth School District is hard at work improving its schools.
Shelley School Board approves $14.6 million budget
At the June 24 Shelley School Board meeting, the board approved the district's proposed $14.6 million budget for the 2021-2022 school year.
District-wide upgrades underway this summer
Earlier this year, patrons of the Shelley School District resoundingly passed a $7.5 million bond to repair and upgrade schools and district buildings. With the bond passing, the district wasted no …
Shelley wrestler Kolton Stacey signs with the University of Providence
Kolton Stacey signed with the University of Providence in Great Falls to wrestle after returning from a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saint in two years.
Kids eat free this June
SHELLEY — The Shelley Summer Food program is back for the month of June. From now until June 30, children from ages 1 to 18 can eat breakfast and lunch for …
Shelley High School high jumper going to BYU
Maddie Lempka, a senior at Shelley High School, signed a letter of intent on May 19 with BYU as a high jumper.
Madison Lempka wins State Championship in the high jump
Shelley Russet Madison Lempka brought home a gold medal, while four other Russets brought home bronze medals from the 2021 State Track and Field Championships held on May 21 and May …
Shelley baseball star signs letter of intent
SHELLEY — A Shelley High School baseball star will play baseball for Georgetown College in Kentucky After fielding multiple offers to play baseball at the college level, Austin Batement signed a …
Shelley FFA awards more than $6,000 in scholarships
Students in the Future Farmers of America Shelley Chapter received more than $6,000 in scholarships this year and created a new scholarship in honor of a beloved teacher.
Local principal recognized as one of the best in Idaho
Ben Lemons, Riverview Elementary School's principal, received the 2021 Idaho Distinguished Principal award from the Idaho Association of Administrators.
Homes being evacuated, schools on standby as fire continues to advance
Homes are being evacuated and Firth schools are on standby as wind continues to push the Lavaside Fire north.
New principal hired for Hobbs Middle School
The Shelley School Board processed 36 application before reaching their final decision for the new Hobbs Middle School principal.
Local sculptor and art teacher chosen to sculpt goddess
Far from her homeland, the mythical goddess will have a new likeness of her in Florida, sculpted by the talented hands of one of Shelley's very own, Daniel Borup.
Shelley competes against 17 schools at Rigby Invitational
RIGBY — The Shelley Russets competed at the Rigby Invitational with hundreds of athletes from West Yellowstone to Preston.
Meeting tomorrow to discuss Firth’s $400,000 plant facilities levy
Thursday night the Firth School Board will decide how to proceed with the ten-year, $400,000 plant facilities levy going on the ballot on May 18.
Meeting regarding creation of Shelley High School swim team, tomorrow
Anyone who would like to see a Russet swim team should go to the March 31 meeting at 6:30 p.m. in the Shelley High School library and voice their support.

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